Bentonville Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

BENTONVILLE, Ark.  (KFSM)  —  Bentonville police responded to a shots fired call near the 2300 block of  Fireblaze Avenue,  Saturday (Oct. 27) just before 11:30 p.m.
When officers got there, they spoke with two women who stated their friend was walking around the area, feeling suicidal and armed with a handgun.
Officers heard a gunshot nearby while talking to the women.  Police found Joseph Rodrigues, 25, with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Rodrigues was taken to the hospital.  A Smith & Wesson semi-automatic 9mm handgun was recovered at the scene.
No one else was injured, according to police.
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